Inside Triathlon’s Fast by the Numbers: Cameron Dye

  • By Bethany Mavis
  • Published Oct 22, 2012

A native of Boulder, Colo., Olympic-distance specialist Cameron Dye makes his living by racing on the non-drafting circuit, which includes the Life Time Fitness Race to the Toyota Cup, the Rev3 Series and the 5150 Series. A former college swimmer, Dye has since built his reputation on being a strong swim-biker, typically using his crushing bike splits to lead into T2. After racing just one year as an amateur, Dye finally broke through this year to establish himself as one of the best in the professional ranks with an impressive six wins, including at Rev3 Costa Rica, the Boulder Peak 5150 and was the overall Race to the Toyota Cup winner.

28: Age

6’1”: Height

6: Seasons as a pro

344: Watts averaged in Boulder Peak (at altitude)

1:38.9: 200-yard freestyle PR

53:12: Fastest ever bike split (at the Olympic-distance Los Angeles International Triathlon in 2011)

48 mph: Max speed recorded during a race

Nine professional wins

71% of amateur races won (5 wins out of 7 races)

RELATED – Photos: Cameron Dye In The Wind Tunnel

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Bethany Mavis

Bethany Mavis

Bethany Mavis is the managing editor of Triathlete magazine. She's a mom, rec soccer player, multiple half-marathon finisher and is learning daily how to become a better triathlete.

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